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Berkeley Half Marathon • November 19th, 2017

The 5th running of the Berkeley Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, November 19th, 2017. Partnering with the City of Berkeley, local run clubs, charities and businesses, this event is a celebration of the Berkeley community and giving local runners a race on their home turf. Whether runners take on our Half Marathon, 10K Race or 5K Race, they will experience a running tour of this exceptional city alongside thousands of runners.

Who We Are

Jumping Fences Inc. is an event management company and the producer of Berkeley Half Marathon. In addition to producing the nation’s 14th largest marathon (The San Francisco Marathon),Jumping Fences Inc. produces other athletic events and manages RUN365, the Official Training Program of The San Francisco Marathon and Berkeley Half Marathon.

Our History

Partnering with the City of Berkeley, local run clubs, charities and businesses, Berkeley Half Marathon was created to give local runners a race on their home turf and celebrate the Berkeley community. Berkeley Half Marathon has aligned with local non-profit organization, Berkeley Public Schools Fund, since its inaugural year. Funds raised by runners support programs that enrich educational opportunities throughout Berkeley. 2017 marks the 5th running of Berkeley Half Marathon since its inception in 2013. Like the city it calls home, Berkeley Half Marathon has grown and improved in remarkable ways over the year.

What to Expect on Race Day

In 2017, Berkeley Half Marathon will fill the streets of Berkeley with thousands of runners and spectators. The course celebrates Berkeley and takes runners on an unforgettable running tour of the city, whether they cross iconic Telegraph Avenue, trace along lively Shattuck Avenue and serene North Berkeley, or cruise along the waterfront. Each runner arrives with a unique goal and unites with our community to celebrate their outstanding accomplishments.